"New" Mountain Goats Song
2013-07-19 by Adrian Hertzberg CONTRIBUTOR | 10 Comments
Rumors of a follow up to 2012's Transcendental Youth from John Darnielle and his Mountain Goats have not yet started bubbling, but there is some breaking news to report: He has cleaned his office.

Invigorating reporting, I know. But wait, there's more! While cleaning said office, he discovered a CD marked "New 02" containing songs that were recorded during the 2002 We Shall All Be Healed sessions, but never released and long-forgotten. Sorting through the rubble of the decade-old mixtape, Darnielle has chosen to release one choice cut via his tumblr page, "You & Me & A High Balcony." It is a sombre tune, thematically relating to the storyline on We Shall All Be Healed but yet seems to exist in its own unique world. In his own words:

"It audibly doesn't really belong with the songs from We Shall All Be Healed: it shares some themes (meth, tawdry motels) but is formally in a pretty different ballpark and it’s also not very personal, whereas the songs that did end up making We Shall All Be Healed marked my first steps toward writing from direct experience. "

It can be streamed and purchased on John Darnielle's tumblr page: http://johndarnielle.tumblr.com/post/55798402747/ok-so-earlier-on-twitter-i-mentioned-that-i-ran
Tagged: The Mountain Goats

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
July 19th 2013
23828 Comments


"You and me… and a table set for three, just in case our assassin should finally come through"

stay away from meth, kids

WeepingBanana
July 19th 2013
10147 Comments


i wish i was a prolific enough song writer than i could just stumble across some songs that i forgot i wrote

Gyromania
July 19th 2013
15716 Comments


invigorating reporting

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
July 19th 2013
23828 Comments


more at 11

808muzik
July 19th 2013
945 Comments


oh sweet

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
July 20th 2013
23828 Comments


this gets 5 comments (2 of them mine) while a new Dance Gavin Dance album gets 120

sputnik :'(

VicariousIntent
July 20th 2013
1593 Comments


I agree Aids. It just doesn't seem right. This is so excellent.

Tuoni
July 20th 2013
4 Comments


That's just how it is!
It's how the underground thrives.

dimsim3478
July 21st 2013
5024 Comments


How the hell are people missing this?

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InFiction
July 22nd 2013
3663 Comments


Pretty good track!



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